Waterloo Region: Amazing Venues

Take your pick of historic and ultramodern meeting and event spaces

Waterloo Region is a meeting place for community builders and adventure seekers alike and it shows in its varied architecture. From the industrial chic of Tapestry Hall to spacious Bingemans Conference Centre, the destination offers a range of unique and classic venues, whether for a board of directors meeting, large trade show or celebratory gala event.

Tapestry Hall

If your group loves 19th century industrial chic, look no further than Tapestry Hall. Behind the scenes, this former foundry and manufacturing facility is fully modernized and delivers wow factor with an original limestone brick interior, vintage wooden beams, large bright windows, soaring 40-foot ceilings and a 20-ft. high-definition video wall. Just steps from the Grand Hall, the Tap Room is a versatile event space with views of Foundry Brewing’s brew room.

A highlight of the venue is Meander, the world’s largest permanent living architecture sculpture, which constantly learns and reacts to the movement of venue guests with sounds, light and action.

Fast Facts:

  • 2 meeting & event spaces in a 20,500-sq.-ft. venue
  • Largest capacity rounds: 650
  • 30-ft. bar & on-site craft brewery
  • Outdoor event space 

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Bingemans Conference Centre

With 48,000-sq.-ft. of flexible and versatile space, Bingemans Conference Centre is the largest meeting and conference centre in Waterloo Region, accommodating up to 2,000 guests. The centre is conveniently located within a 10-minute drive of the region’s major hotels. It also sits along the picturesque Grand River, a perfect setting for warm weather picnics, hikes and teambuilding activities.

Fast Facts:

  • 15 meeting & event spaces in a 48,000-sq.-ft. venue
  • Largest Room: 18,000 sq. ft.
  • Largest capacity rounds: 1,200
  • Flexible & versatile
  • On-site teambuilding activities and access to entertainment attractions

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St. George Banquet Hall

If your corporate function calls for a more intimate setting, St. George Banquet Hall fits the bill. The venue offers a state-of-the-art boardroom comfortably seating 20 people, a meeting room that’s perfect for classroom setups and the 4,000-sq.-ft. Grand Hall with capacity for 750 guests. The venue also offers an on-site restaurant and lounge for receptions and group dining.

Fast Facts

  • 3 meeting & event spaces in a 12,000-sq.-ft. Venue
  • Outdoor event space
  • On-site restaurant & lounge

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Federation Hall

Situated on the grounds of the University of Waterloo, Federation Hall is everything a planner could ask for in a prestigious campus venue. Accessible and boasting modern amenities to support any occasion, Federation Hall offers four unique spaces (the largest measures 4,725 sq. ft.), each of which can be divided into smaller function spaces. The reception area features floor to ceiling windows and the catering service is committed to sustainability as well as the use of regional and culturally diverse ingredients.

Fast Facts

  • 4 meeting & event spaces in a 7,973-sq.-ft. venue
  • Largest capacity rounds: 430
  • Reception & outdoor spaces

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Jennifer Eddings
Director of Business Development

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